The award is presented annually by BEAM in honor of the engineering science and mechanics professor who was among the 32 lives lost on April 16, 2007.
Americans drove less in 2020 due to the pandemic, and yet data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration point to the largest projected number of fatalities since 2007. Research scientist Charlie Klauer offers some reasons why.
In 2018 and 2019, pediatric vehicular heatstroke was the leading cause of nontraffic child fatalities in the United States, according to the safety organization Kids and Cars. VTTI has released new research about technologies that are designed to prevent child hot-car deaths.